Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm’s 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—more than $1.7 billion — to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Frankfurt; Sydney; Los Angeles; and Mountain View, Calif. (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
Profitability Management Sr. Specialist (Sr. Financial Analyst)
The Profitability Management Sr. Specialist is responsible for the processes, systems, and communication / reporting of profitability reporting by product, discipline / asset class, client, and channel within American Century Investments.
Builds and maintains a significant number of activity-based drivers that allocate both revenue and expenses
Balances simple and efficient processes and methodologies versus meeting detailed reporting requirements of end users. Reporting is provided to fund boards, management, and impacts select employee bonus pool amounts
Anticipates data consumer needs and works with team members to incorporate information within Profitability Management systems
Ensures work product is prepared in accordance with policies and practices as established by Accounting and Sales Reporting organizations
Understands underlying data structure and needed business criteria
Works collaboratively with other departments and financial analysts to present data that provides critical information
Works within the finance department and should consistently look to improve reports and analysis to provide increased value to a wide range of internal clients.
Create data visualizations that communicate results and trends effectively in Tableau and Excel for executive management. Implements system process changes and improvements working with IT, sales organization, data governance, and data consumers
Tests system enhancements and updates based on business objective/need
Actively maintains relationships with profitability reporting consumers
Possesses ability to create plans and coordinate work of individuals who do not report to him or her
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or Computer Science
At least 8+ years in financial analysis and reporting
Strong analytical abilities; Attention to accuracy and detail a must; Intellectual curiosity
Desire to learn from experienced team members; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in written form, with all levels throughout the organization
Dedicatedly builds and maintains effective relationships with peers
Strong understanding of relational database concepts, data structures, Red Hat Decision Manager / Drools, Informatica and SQL / query techniques
Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, financial / statistical modeling, and database reporting tools; Strong experience in utilizing data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau)
Ability to organize and prioritize, plan, and complete projects on time; Ability to handle confidential information
Asset Management confirmed experience strongly preferred
System administration or other technical experience with applications that allocate revenue and/or expenses using activity-based methodologies
Experience preparing and delivering reports to management
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
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